Definitions for grip

Definitions for (noun) grip

Main entry: grasp, grip, hold, clasp, clench, clutch, clutches

Definition: the act of grasping

Usage: he released his clasp on my arm; he has a strong grip for an old man; she kept a firm hold on the railing

Main entry: bag, grip, traveling bag, travelling bag, suitcase

Definition: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

Usage: he carried his small bag onto the plane with him

Main entry: bobby pin, grip, hairgrip

Definition: a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place

Usage: in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip

Main entry: handgrip, handle, grip, hold

Definition: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

Usage: he grabbed the hammer by the handle; it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

Main entry: grasp, grip

Definition: an intellectual hold or understanding

Usage: a good grip on French history; they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities; he was in the grip of a powerful emotion; a terrible power had her in its grasp

Main entry: grip

Definition: worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

Main entry: adhesive friction, grip, traction

Definition: the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

Definitions for (verb) grip

Main entry: grip

Definition: hold fast or firmly

Usage: He gripped the steering wheel

Main entry: grapple, grip

Definition: to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

Usage: the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

Main entry: transfix, fascinate, spellbind, grip

Definition: to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

Usage: The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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